Poet Q&As

How do poets become poets? What would a poet recite? Get to know our contemporary anthology poets better through our series of micro-interviews.

Kateri Akiwenzie-Damm
b. 1965
Madhur Anand
b. 1971
Margaret Atwood
b. 1939
Ken Babstock
b. 1970
Elizabeth Bachinsky
b. 1976
Christian Bök
b. 1966
Stephanie Bolster
b. 1969
Roo Borson
Nicole Brossard
b. 1943
Suzanne Buffam
b. 1972
George Elliott Clarke
b. 1960
Wayde Compton
b. 1972
Kevin Connolly
b. 1962
Lynn Crosbie
b. 1963
Michael Crummey
b. 1965
Mary di Michele
b. 1949
Sue Goyette
b. 1964
Mathew Henderson
b. 1985
Susan Holbrook
b. 1967
Liz Howard
b. 1985
Wayne Keon
b. 1946
Sonnet L'Abbé
b. 1973
James Langer
b. 1973
Evelyn Lau
b. 1971
Canisia Lubrin
b. 1984
David McGimpsey
b. 1962
Anne Michaels
b. 1958
A. F. Moritz
b. 1947
Erin Mouré
b. 1955
Jane Munro
b. 1943
George Murray
b. 1971
Hoa Nguyen
b. 1967
Sara Peters
b. 1982
Sina Queyras
b. 1963
Matt Rader
b. 1978
Damian Rogers
b. 1972
Matthew Rohrer
b. 1970
Stuart Ross
b. 1959
Leanne Betasamosake Simpson
b. 1971
Adam Sol
Karen Solie
b. 1966
Souvankham Thammavongsa
b. 1978
Chimwemwe Undi
Fred Wah
b. 1939
Phoebe Wang
Ian Williams
b. 1979
Rita Wong
b. 1968
Matthew Zapruder
b. 1967